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I can’t wait to wear these babies that I bought in New York* last weekend! I’ve been wanting new eyewear to frame my face better – I usually tend to go for rectangular-shaped specs, thinking that it complemented my round face (thanks baby cheeks!), which is true to a certain extent but lately…catching myself in … Continue reading

worn shoes

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Here’s a photo i took recently…and below is the inspiration, shot by one of my favorite photographers, Garance Doré.  So much to learn. xo, Dina

five things i’m coveting

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Here are five things I’m coveting lately…some will be easier to get than others :) {vintage straws for eventual food and drink photography. anyone know where i can get some?} {contemporary toothpaste from Marvis, various flavours. i’m really into teeth grooming these days} {a newspaper clutch as seen here. which I knew who made this!} … Continue reading

The Life of a Novice Non-Nine-to-Fiver

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Phew! That was a long post title :) I have two weeks left of working in the evenings and here’s what I learned during this new, strange system to me: 1- Waking up peacefully and without rushing to beat morning traffic is the loveliest thing in the world. 2- However there is traffic starting from 3 … Continue reading


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The Young Artist. Helloooooo!!! Life has been crazy busy lately, I had a tough two weeks of decision making, and yet nothing is resolved. Yet. Excuses, excuses…believe me, I couldn’t WAIT for the moment where I can start yapping away again and displaying some of my latest photos! I promise myself to write more, and … Continue reading

Welcome – and CU L8R Tumblr


Hi there! I’m Dina El-Hakim and I just moved this blog from Tumblr to WordPress. My friends and blog followers must think I have Blog Attention Deficit Disorder or something because even if I had my Tumblr blog since November 2009 (hey come on, that’s almost a year), just last month, I opened up a … Continue reading